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Cities and Memory remixes the world, one sound at a time - a global collaboration between artists and sound recordists all over the world. The project presents an amazingly-diverse array of field recordings from all over the world, but also reimagined, recomposed versions of those recordings as we go on a mission to remix the world. What you'll hear in the podcast are our latest sounds - either a field recording from somewhere in the world, or a remixed new composition based solely on those ...
 
The City View is a new podcast from City A.M. - London's daily business and finance newspaper. City A.M. was launched 15 years ago under the strapline "business with personality" - and The City View podcast follows the same philosophy. Every day, City A.M. Editor Christian May will open the podcast with a quick look at the headlines from the worlds of business, finance, economics and politics, before introducing his guest of the day. Guests will be industry leaders, economists, pundits, inve ...
 
To save the world we need to change the story. Nature and the climate are in crisis. To survive we must use our most powerful tool - communication. Telling these stories can be difficult and dangerous. But done right they can change the world. Join environmental journalist Lucy Siegle (The Guardian, The One Show) and wildlife filmmaker Tom Mustill (Greta Thunberg/#NatureNow & BBC Natural History Unit) as they learn how to communicate better, from those who do it best. Legendary broadcaster S ...
 
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In this episode Christian is joined by CMC Markets' chief market analyst Michael Hewson, who gives his take on the state of the US economy and how markets could respond to either a Biden victory or four more years of Donald Trump. Michael looks at the current health of US equity markets and considers how a Democrat or Republican agenda could shape …
 
Pat faces his biggest challenge yet – to deliver Ted's flying machine! Will it be “mission accomplished,” or "Greendale, we have a problem"? Pat helps little listeners develop an understanding of community around them. Special Delivery Service – what will be delivered today? #CBeebiesRadioBy CBeebies Radio
 
Kari is trying to be a magician, but Barry is very discouraging of her attempts to perform tricks. Barry realises what he must do and becomes an elaborately dressed magician’s assistant to cheer her on. The result is a brilliant trick making Thingy appear from under her hat!We meet two young Treasure Champs who are cheered on whilst on a tree top a…
 
Halloween Tweetalongs, Big Finish First Doctor box sets, and Billie Piper appearing on David Tennant’s podcast mark another week in the Time of the Swarm, along with some musical educational content along the way from Segun Akinola in the form of a chat on Instagram. But why ponder future events when we can go back to the past along with costume an…
 
Sports cars drifting reimagined by Cities and Memory. The original field recording is an exciting listen - two sports cars practising their Fast and the Furious-style drifting in an empty car park at night. If anything, the distance between the cars and the recording device adds to the dynamism, with acres of reverb coming from those tuned-up engin…
 
In the grips of a drug crisis, why Portugal took a radical approach in 2001 and became the first country in the world to decriminalise all drugs. Also searching for those who disappeared during apartheid rule in South Africa, how mistakes with the initial production of the polio vaccine made thousands of children ill in 1995, plus the black women w…
 
Monte Grappa WW1 shelter reimagined by Cities and Memory. Walking around inside a shelter carved from the very rock of the mountain was a humbling experience, thinking of the incredible hardship enduring during the Great War in the mountains, and the effort that had to go into creating a supply line. As a sonic tribute, the recording is blended wit…
 
This recording is from inside one of the many shelters carved into Monte Grappa, northern Italy, during World War 1, as soldiers cleared and protected a supply line through the mountains. It was a humbling experience to walk through these shelters, thinking of the huge effort it would have taken to make them in the first place, and the hardship end…
 
Lockdown sound from Madrid, Spain, October 2020 by Ana Torralba. "Be grateful, lift others - after 6 months of lockdown, my 3 kids are back to school with their backpacks full of gratitude and responsibility. They are aware of how "lucky" they are to do so: despite Covid-19 they are healthy, have a comfortable home and a family that love and suppor…
 
Join Justin for a snoozy, snorey, sleepy Saturday complete with a bedtime story. Get ready to shout, "wakey wakey, Justin" if he falls asleep though!Sleepy Saturday is presented by Justin Fletcher and encourages listener interaction within the show. There’s also a magical bedtime story and song at the end of the show to settle little listeners down…
 
Assured Food Standards chairman Lucy Neville-Rolfe faces calls to resign after she voted against measures to protect British farmers from cheap food imports. Baroness Neville-Rolfe voted against amendments to the government's Agriculture Bill – in a move farmers say undermines the credibility of the AFS Red Tractor assurance scheme. The amendments …
 
The Radio Recruits explore the Giant’s Causeway, an area of around 40,000 basalt rock columns that formed as a result of volcanic activity. Go Jetters: Radio Recruits introduces little listeners to famous landmarks around the United Kingdom. Guided by their disco-loving mentor, Ubercorn, our Radio Recruits explore new places and discover ‘funky fac…
 
In this episode Christian talks to Lord Maude, a veteran of Tory politics whose career spanned nearly 40 years from the government of Margaret Thatcher to David Cameron's 2015 majority. Maude, who was a signatory to the Maastricht Treaty in 1992, talks about the current Brexit negotiations and says he is absolutely certain that both sides want to s…
 
There's a surprise waiting at the sorting office and Postman Pat has yet another special delivery – but will his parcel stay put long enough? Pat helps little listeners develop an understanding of community around them. Special Delivery Service – what will be delivered today? #CBeebiesRadioBy CBeebies Radio
 
One of the classic sounds of Venice, a row of moored gondolas sloshing back and forth, sometimes clattering into one another, on the lagoon close to the tourist epicentre of the city, Piazza San Marco. Passing boat traffic intensifies the breaking water, which splashes up onto the pavement, endangering our brave little recording device. Recorded by…
 
Waiting for our train out of Venice, we explore the interior of Santa Lucia station, listening to the throb and drone of train engines, station announcements and the comings and goings of passengers. Despite being in the throes of the Covid-19 pandemic, the station sounds and looks quite normal, with only face masks and the occasional public health…
 
Campo San Polo is a large piazza in the centre of Venice - when we visited on a Monday afternoon, it was filled with children playing right across the square. All kinds of different games, different age groups, and parents watching on. Here we can hear a game of football being played and several other games as we take a walk around the campo, with …
 
In Piazza San Marco, we await the bells at midday, which are heralded by a series of musical chimes coming from the Torre dell'Orologio. The biggest bell actually doesn't ring at midday, the chimes instead coming from smaller bells inside the huge campanile, so midday sounds a little different from every other time of day in the city. Recorded by C…
 
Children playing in Campo San Polo, Venice, reimagined by Andy Lyon. "The recording is like a memory of pre-covid times and the piece reflects on all of the feelings we've experienced from 2020 - memories of the past, fear, anxiety, anticipation, hope, loss, despair and ultimately a cautious optimism for a better future."…
 
Midday bells in Piazza San Marco, Venice reimagined by John Tenney. "A day in the life of a dreamer, who is suddenly transported from the streets of San Francisco to the Piazza San Marco in Venice, where he walks, delights in the ambience, hallucinates, is blasted back to San Francisco against his will. Sure, who would WANT to leave Venice, even in…
 
Venetian gondolas in the lagoon reimagined by Mary E. Tither. "I'm very stressed and anxious at the moment (for various reasons) and it feels like I've tried just about everything in an attempt to calm down. I live in a landlocked location these days, so I don't have my main method of calming down to hand - going to stare at, and walk next to, an o…
 
Kari has been invited to Barry’s house for a playdate, but he becomes possessive over his toys and won’t share anything with her. Realising the error of his ways he goes too far the other way and gives Kari everything making her feel rather overwhelmed. It’s only when Kari creates a den with some of Barry’s toys and welcomes him in that he learns t…
 
COVID-19 continues to rampage through society and the latest victim of its viciousness is Calgary Expo, delayed from April to late July. In the meantime, you can watch The Faceless Ones on iTunes, enjoy some Children in Need content in the form of Doctor Who Pudseys and lockdown short stories, pine for The War Doctor Begins from Big Finish, with a …
 
In June 1980, US media mogul Ted Turner launched the first TV station dedicated to 24 hour news, Cable News Network or CNN. We get a first-hand account of the early days of a channel that transformed news and politics. Plus, the end of Lebanon's civil war, the long fight for full voting rights for African-Americans and Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein…
 
In this episode, the National Farmers Union wins a victory against the BBC after complaining about the broadcaster's “meat is killing the planet” programme. Tory rebel MPs who voted against their own government say there is still hope for British farmers who want to keep substandard food imports out of the UK. The cost of farm fires reaches a five-…
 
The city of Liverpool is well-known for being one of the most famous ports in the world. The Radio Recruits explore The Royal Albert Dock and discover why the docks were built, why they receive so many visitors and why there is a very special and colourful ship in the nearby Canning Graving Dock.Go Jetters: Radio Recruits introduces little listener…
 
In this episode Christian talks to David Mercer, CEO of LMAX Group, the fast-growing fintech firm and FX and institutional crypto exchange that clocked up $56m (£43m) in gross profit in 2019, with trading volumes of $3.5tn. LMAX is listed in the Deloitte Fast 50 and The Sunday Times Tech Track 100, and the Group recorded record half-year results in…
 
Tomba Brion reimagined by Cristina Marras. Six months into the covid pandemic and our lives have changed in ways that we wouldn't have thought possible. Subdued at the beginning, like the sound of a distant bell reaching across a valley, it has now become clear that it is here to stay. And amidst this new normal, remembering the banality of lost ac…
 
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